Matthew Moir (ZAF) faces Hawaiian Kai Sallas in Round 3 today at the Riyue Bay ASP World Longboard Championships in China. Photo: ASP/Robertson
WANNING, Hainan Island, China (Thursday, November 28, 2013): Strong offshore winds and a clean well lined up 3 feet (1 meter) swell in China sets the scene for a big day of surfing at the Riyue Bay ASP World Longboard Championships hosted by Wanning.
“We expect good waves throughout today which might build a little so we will attempt to run Rounds 3, 4 and 5 and narrow field to the Quarter Finalists by days end. Good luck to all competitors today” said Contest Director Dane Jordan.
Opening heat of Round 1 sees Nelson III Ahina (HAW) against Steve Newton (USA).
Riyue Bay ASP World Longboard Championships Round 3 Heats: Heat 1: Nelson III Ahina (HAW) V Steven Newton (USA) Heat 2: Duane Desoto (HAW) V Adam Griffiths (GB) Heat 3: Harley Ingleby (HAW) V Jefrson Silva (BRA) Heat 4: Cole Robbins (USA) V Phil Rajzman (BRA) Heat 5: Rodrigo Sphaier (BRA) V Ben Skinner (GB) Heat 6: Taylor Jensen (USA) V Thomas King (ZAF) Heat 7: Ned Snow (HAW) V Thomas Kibblewhite (NZ) Heat 8: Jared Neal (AUS) V Timothee Creignou (FRA) Heat 9: Eduard Delpero (FRA) V Keegan Edwards (HAW) Heat 10: Tony Silvagni (USA) V Piccolo Clemente (OERU) Heat 11: Antoine Delpero (FRA) V Remi Arauzo (FRA) Heat 12: Kai Sallas (HAW) V Matthew Moir (ZAF)